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Jul 08, 2015, 20:55 ET Unwanted Sheslay mining exploration causes Tahltan protest

SHESLAY, NORTHWEST BC, July 8, 2015 /CNW/ - A group of Tahltan Elders, supported by Tahltan Central Council (TCC) president Chad day, have travelled this week to a mine exploration site in the...


May 04, 2015, 19:55 ET Deal halts Klappan development, long-term plan to be set

TAHLTAN TERRITORY, BC, May 4, 2015 /CNW/ - The Tahltan Central Council (TCC) has today welcomed news that the Province (through British Columbia Railway Company*) has purchased 61 coal licenses in...


Apr 19, 2015, 14:24 ET Tahltan Nation accepts historic Co-Management Agreement with Red Chris mine

TAHLTAN TERRITORY, BC, April 19, 2015 /CNW/ - Members of the Tahltan Nation have voted to accept a ground-breaking Co-Management Agreement with the new Red Chris mine in Tahltan territory, which...


Sep 10, 2014, 18:07 ET Tahltan Nation welcomes halt to Klappan coal permitting

DEASE LAKE, BC, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Tahltan Central Council (TCC) has welcomed an announcement from the Province that suspends all permitting decisions for proposed coal mine projects in the...


Jun 26, 2014, 17:45 ET Tahltan Nation prepare Aboriginal title case against Arctos Coal Mine

DEASE LAKE, BC, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Tahltan Central Council has today (June 26, 2014) announced its intention to prepare an Aboriginal title and rights claim against the Province of British...


May 13, 2014, 17:03 ET Media Advisory - Tahltan leader to speak at Rivers That Feed Us event

First Nations leaders will join National Geographic Society "Explorer for the Millennium" Wade Davis to share the story of saving the Sacred Headwaters Who: Annita McPhee, President of Tahltan...


Mar 31, 2014, 19:31 ET Mining company banned from Tahltan communities

DEASE LAKE, BC, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - A mining company has been banned from entering Tahltan Nation communities in Northern BC without first asking for permission from leaders. Iskut and Tahltan...


Dec 16, 2013, 14:54 ET Tahltan coal rights agreement pauses Klappan development

DEASE LAKE and VICTORIA, BC, Dec. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - The provincial government and Tahltan Central Council (TCC) have today announced an agreement which pauses granting of new coal mining rights in the ...


Nov 11, 2013, 05:30 ET Media Advisory - Tahltan leader to give UofT lecture on 'Responsible Development'

How First Nations can unlock billions in resources in Canada's North, without destroying sacred spaces Who: Annita McPhee, President of Tahltan Central Council What: Free public lecture, University...


Sep 24, 2013, 17:04 ET Tahltan Central Council celebrates Fortune's withdrawal from Klappan

DEASE LAKE, BC, Sept. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - The Tahltan Central Council is celebrating Fortune Minerals' decision to halt mineral exploration activities in the Klappan. Mining company Fortune announced...


Sep 23, 2013, 19:53 ET Tahltan intensify Klappan pressure after minister's visit

DEASE LAKE, BC, Sept. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Pressure for Fortune Minerals to leave the Klappan area intensified over the weekend following a visit from Minister Bill Bennett on Saturday. On Sunday, a...


Sep 19, 2013, 11:33 ET Tahltan challenge Government's appointment of Klappan mediator

DEASE LAKE, BC, Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Tahltan Central Council has reacted angrily today to the Province's announcement by press release that it has, without consultation, appointed a mediator to...


Sep 04, 2013, 18:17 ET Tahltan members block Fortune mine access road as leaders prepare to meet with Government

DEASE LAKE, BC, Sept. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Members of the Tahltan nation began blockading a road which leads to the site of Fortune Minerals' proposed open pit coal mine last night as Tahltan Central...


Aug 16, 2013, 18:44 ET Media Advisory - Tahltan leader to meet Fortune Minerals President at Elder Protest Camp in Sacred Headwaters

DEASE LAKE, BC, Aug. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Who: Tahltan Central Council President Annita McPhee will fly to the Tahltan Elder protest camp in a remote region of the Sacred Headwaters Saturday afternoon to ...


Aug 16, 2013, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Elders threaten blockade against coal mine in Sacred Headwaters/

DEASE LAKE, BC, Aug. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - The Tahltan Central Council acknowledges the frustrations felt by Tahltan people that lead to more than 30 Tahltan Elders and community members to serve a "24...


Aug 15, 2013, 23:08 ET Elders threaten blockade against coal mine in Sacred Headwaters

DEASE LAKE, BC, Aug. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - The Tahltan Central Council acknowledges the frustrations felt by Tahltan people that lead to more than 30 Tahltan Elders and community members to serve a "24...


Jun 07, 2013, 04:00 ET Tahltan Nation opposes fast tracking of coal mine in Sacred Headwaters

ISKUT, BC, June 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Tahltan Central Council wants to remind Premier Christy Clark and her new cabinet of a B.C. Liberal election promise to protect the Sacred Headwaters of the Klappan in ...


Mar 14, 2013, 11:29 ET Tahltan Nation inks historic resource agreements with B.C. Government

Millions expected to flow over 60 years from hydro, while other resource projects expected VICTORIA, March 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Tahltan Nation is honoured today to sign two major agreements with the...


Mar 06, 2013, 05:30 ET Sacred Headwaters gets national enviro-nod, as coal mining troubles loom

TORONTO, March 6, 2013 /CNW/ - The Tahltan Nation of northern B.C. will be honoured tonight in Toronto with a national "Top 10" environmental achievement award for the recent permanent protection of...


May 04, 2012, 14:52 ET Tahltan Nation opposes approval of controversial Red Chris Mine

DEASE LAKE, BC, May 4, 2012 /CNW/ - The Tahltan Nation expressed opposition today to the Province's decision to issue a Mines Act permit authorizing construction of the Red Chris copper and gold mine....


Sep 02, 2010, 14:44 ET Tahltan Nation Calls On Federal Government to Reject Prosperity Mine

DEASE LAKE, BC, Sept. 2 /CNW/ - The Tahltan Nation commends the Tsilhqot'in and Secwepemc Nations for their concerted and joint efforts resulting in the Federal Environmental Review Panel concluding...


Aug 16, 2010, 11:00 ET Changes to moose hunting regulations in Tahltan traditional territory

DEASE LAKE, BC, Aug. 16 /CNW/ - Today the Tahltan Wildlife Committee and the British Columbia Ministry of the Environment announced a number of wildlife regulation changes to address concerns about...


May 28, 2010, 16:00 ET Tahltan Nation Signs Landmark Agreement with AltaGas

VANCOUVER, May 28 /CNW/ - Today, the Tahltan Nation announced it has signed a landmark impact benefit agreement (IBA) with Coast Mountain Hydro LP, an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of AltaGas...


Jan 21, 2010, 18:17 ET Supreme Court Decision Supports Need for Further Assessment of Red Chris Mine

DEASE LAKE, BC, Jan. 21 /CNW/ - The Tahltan Central Council (TCC) expects that today's decision by the Supreme Court of Canada will prompt the federal government to conduct a full comprehensive...


Jan 19, 2010, 18:17 ET Tahltan Central Council Celebrates Aboriginal Mine Training Partnership

VANCOUVER, Jan. 19 /CNW/ - The Tahltan Central Council is pleased to announce the formation of a minerals and mining specific Aboriginal Skills and Employment Partnership (ASEP) which will train and...